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An Evening With...Giftpack by Brian Johnston, Henry Blofeld, Dickie Bird
  

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An Evening With...Giftpack by Brian Johnston, Henry Blofeld, Dickie Bird

Combining years of experience in the game with some of the best storytelling in the business, here Brian Johnston, Henry Blofeld and Dickie Bird offer memorable and often hilarious insights into the world of cricket - and their own lives.

About the Author

Henry Blofeld has been a cricket writer for over forty years. He is commentates on the BBC's Test Match Special, and wrote for the Independent and the Independent on Sunday. Born in 1933, the son of a miner, Dickie Bird has spent a life 'married to cricket'. He was signed up to play for Yorkshire age 19, and played on the county circuit for the next 13 years. In 1979 he became a Test match umpire. The announcement that he would umpire his final Test at Lord's in June 1996 signalled the end of an international career which has won him worldwide affection as the finest umpire in cricket history.

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Publication date

1st October 2005

Author

Brian Johnston, Henry Blofeld, Dickie Bird

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Publisher

Hodder & Stoughton Ltd an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

CD-Audio
Running Time: 6 minutes

Categories

Literary essays

ISBN

9781844561254

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